Mathematical Statistician 14


Vacancy ID: 803732   Announcement Number: DHHS-FDA-OTS-803732   USAJOBS Control Number: 333155500

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

Lead Mathematical Statistician
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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14

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Mathematical Statistician

21. Geographic Availability

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241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Basic education requirement for the Mathematical Statistician, GS-1529.

1. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the basic education requirement for a GS-1529 Mathematical Statistician position.

A. I have a degree that included 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, of which at least 12 semester hours were in mathematics and 6 semester hours were in statistics.
B. I have a combination of education and experience - at least 24 semester hours of mathematics and statistics, including at least 12 hours in mathematics and 6 hours in statistics, as shown in 'A' above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do NOT possess the education and/or combination of education and experience described in 'A' and/or 'B' above to qualify for the GS-1529-14 grade level.

In addition to meeting the basic educational requirement listed above, you must also possess one year of specialized experience as described below:

2. Please select the response below that best indicates how you meet the specialized experience for a GS-1529-14 Mathematical Statistician.

A. I possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Examples of this experience includes, work involving the design of laboratory and related applications, work involving the assessment of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation exposure risks,experience with identification of statistical evaluation procedures deficiencies and recommendations for new methodology, and involvement with the planning and organizing of the work of others, including facilitating group or team work to accomplish objectives of a program or project.
B. I do NOT possess the experience described in 'A' above to qualify for the GS-1529-14 grade level.

Please select the response that is applicable to you, from the responses listed below.

3. From the following responses, please select the response that is applicable to you.  Are you?

A. A current employee of Food & Drug Administration, Center For Drug Evaluation & Research, Office Of Translational Sciences, Office Of Biostatistics with a Career or Career-Conditional appointment in the competitive service.
B. Letter 'A' response above is not applicable to me.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4.

Performs professional work requiring the design, development and adaptation of advanced mathematical methods/techniques to statistical analyses.

5.

Applies mathematical statistical theory and methods to the design and analysis of clinical trial data, observational studies, quality assurance studies, pre-clinical toxicicological studies, or post-marketing studies.

6. Analyzes the accuracy and validity of submitted statistical data.

7.

Provides leadership and guidance to industry on statistical, computational and mathematical aspects of CDER’s programs.

8.

Keeps Center abreast of progress and potential problems.

9. Advises senior officials on technical issues central to initiating new statistical programs or major revisions to current statistical programs.

10.

Works on pre and post marketing safety evaluations to include quantification of risks and benefits.

11.

Collaborates with statisticians and scientists to discuss current methodologies and policies oriented to the regulatory review process.

12.

Provides guidance to industry on the planning, design, and conduct of clinical trials,  post-marketing studies, or other required regulatory studies, as well as their evaluation.

13.

Researches new methodology for statistical evaluation of clinical trials, pre-clinical toxicological studies, quality assurance studies, post-marketing studies, or other required regulatory studies.